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Guy Novès won his first game as head coach of France's rugby union team.
06/02/2016 - rugby

France edge past Italy in Six Nations opener

France launched their 2016 European Six Nations challenge with a narrow victory over Italy at the Stade de France.
Claudio Ranieri has led Leicester City to the top of the Premier League in his first season in charge.
06/02/2016 - football

Leicester City underline title credentials with win at Manchester City

Veteran defender Robert Huth bagged a brace as pacesetters Leicester City won 3-1 at second placed Manchester City.
taly's Sergio Parisse scores in Six Nations opener
06/02/2016 - France - Rugby

French inch past Italy in Six Nations opener

France beat Italy 23-21 in the opening match of the Six Nations at the Stade de France on Saturday.
06/02/2016 - France - Migrants

Anti-migrant protesters in Calais clash with police

Anti-migrant protesters in the French port city of Calais clashed with police on Saturday as they defied a ban and rallied in support of a Europe-wide initiative by the Islamophobic Pegida ...
06/02/2016 - France - Auction

Ferrari sells for €32 million at Paris auction

A legendary 1950s Ferrari has fetched a world record 32 million euros at auction, going under the hammer in Paris.

African press review 6 February 2016

Today's African press review is filled with strange stories: from a man being mysteriously sucked out of a plane in Somalia, to the Nigerian president going to see his doctors in London.

French press review 6 February 2016

This morning Le Figaro takes a look at far right parties in Europe while Libération denounces the lack of female representation in the workplace.
06/02/2016 - France - Courts

French neutral gender individual defends status

The first French person to be given the designation "neutral gender" appeared in court on Friday to testify in an appeal of the decision.
Jacqueline Sauvage, who was pardoned by President Francois Hollande last week
06/02/2016 - France - Crime

French woman freed after killing abusive husband

A French court handed a suspended five-year jail sentence on Friday to a woman who shot dead her abusive husband, less than a week after President Francois Hollande pardoned a woman jailed in a ...
Frederic Sausset after his announcement
06/02/2016 - France - Le Mans

Quadruple amputee to drive in 24-hours Le Mans

A 48-year-old man that had his legs and arms amputated in July 2012 after being infected with a rare but potentially fatal bacterial disease is to become the first quadruple amputee to drive in the ...
A candle with a French flag to pay tribute to the victims is seen outside the Casa Nostra
06/02/2016 - France - Paris Attacks

Paris attacks restaurant owners says he is ‘ruined’

The owner of one of the restaurants that closed in the wake of the November 13 attacks in Paris says the attacks have ruined his business.
Guy Noves (bottom R) is taking charge of France for his first game
06/02/2016 - France - Sport

First Paris Six Nations rugby clash readies under tight security

France starts its Six Nations rugby campaign today in Paris in a clash with Italy.